Disney Music Group taps Vukovic

Talent exec wil serve as senior vp of A&R/head of creative

Veteran talent exec Mio Vukovic has been named senior vp of A&R/head of creative at Disney Music Group, encompassing Hollywood Records, Walt Disney Records and Disney Music Publishing.

Vukovic will be responsible for all aspects of artist and cleffer singings, as well as the creative direction of Disney’s recorded music and publishing operations.

Since 2007, Vukovic has been an A&R consultant for Hollywood Records, where developed hits for such acts as Selena Gomez (“Who Says”) and Miley Cyrus (“Party in the U.S.A.”). He more recently A&Red albums for Bridgit Mendler and ZZ Ward.

At his indie writer and producer management firm AAM, Vukovic worked closely with Dr. Luke, Kevin Rudolf, Eman, Evan Bogart, Kojak and others.

He had previously served as a top A&R exec at Warner Bros./Reprise, Epic/550 and Geffen, signing and developing such talent as Filter, New Order, Depeche Mode, k.d. lang and Urge Overkill.

Disney Music Group executive vp Kent Bunt said in a statement, “Mio has a unique ability to collaborate with artists to bring out the very best in them. He will be instrumental in helping us to shape the future direction of the Disney Music Group as a passionate creative partner for artists and songwriters.”

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0


    Leave a Reply

    No Comments

    Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

    Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

    WordPress.com Logo

    You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

    Twitter picture

    You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

    Facebook photo

    You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

    Google+ photo

    You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

    Connecting to %s

    More Music News from Variety